Top 5 Firefighter Fitness Excuses…debunked

  April 4, 2019

Excuses are like____________ (fill in the blank). We all have them and use them… But, do you (personally) let excuses impede  your fitness progress?  That’s really a trick question.  If we are all brutally honest with ourselves we know that excuses are inevitable and using them is going to happen. The trick however, is to

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5 Reasons Every Firefighter Should do Yoga…

  March 24, 2019

You may never thought the word yoga would be said in the in the same sentence with “firefighter.” If you ask someone who’s never done yoga (or any form of it) what they think it involves, the usual response is “stretching and meditation.” It’s always great fun to see someone in a yoga class for

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Healthy Snack Options for Firefighters, EMTs and Medics…

  March 20, 2019

Calls, training, and other responsibilities can get in the way of good nutrition. Be prepared with these great snacking options. Nutrition plays a very large roll in your health and fitness.  Unhealthy eating habits have contributed to the obesity epidemic in the United States and especially in the fire service.   A poor diet is associated with

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Firefighter Fitness- Do this to take your workout to the next level.

  March 15, 2019

Interval training is very applicable to what we do on the fire ground.  A unique component that I’ve added to the end of my workouts is a 10-minute Interval Overhaul or “afterburner.”  These interval Overhauls are a combination of exercises that challenges the total body, allows me to work on firefighter skills and simulates work

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